Tameiya Sadler scored 23 factors and a stifling Husky protection led the Washington girls’s basketball crew to a decisive 77-48 victory Saturday over Brigham Younger within the South Level Thanksgiving Shootout in Las Vegas.
Washington (2-0) earned its third consecutive victory over the Cougars.
Defensively, Washington placed on a clinic, routinely forcing BYU into lengthy scoring droughts. Washington held BYU to 27% taking pictures from the sphere and 26% from three-point vary. Washington pressured 11 turnovers and allowed simply eight assists.
Washington’s bench keyed the large victory, contributing 30 factors, led by Alexis Whitfield’s 12 factors. 9 of the ten Huskies to see motion scored within the recreation, whereas each Husky recorded at the least one rebound.
Sadler was the engine that obtained Washington’s offense on observe early. The freshman scored 13 factors within the first half, making it back-to-back double-digit scoring video games to start out her Husky profession. She additionally had seven rebounds and three steals.
Lauren Gustin led the Cougars (1-1) with 13 factors and 10 rebounds.
The Huskies trailed simply as soon as all recreation: 2-0, a deficit that lasted all of 29 seconds. Khayla Rooks’ three-pointer put the Huskies within the lead for the remainder of the sport. That was certainly one of seven threes within the first half for the Huskies, essentially the most within the first half since November 23, 2018, when Washington made eight in a win over Duke. The Huskies completed with 12 three-pointers, its most in a recreation since making 13 towards Oregon State on March 8, 2019, on the Pac-12 event.
Washington will begin Pac-12 play Dec. 4 at California.